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Museums and the art of football

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In the spirit of Super Bowl XLVIII, the pARTnership Movement will be dedicating this week's news posts to arts and the business of professional sports. Ready, set, hike! (Photo by Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick, courtesy of Crain’s New York Business.)

 

Reaching new and diverse audiences is the name of the game. In the following article from Crain’s New York Business, Theresa Agovino gives an inside look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Gridiron Greats,” a vintage football card exhibit and an annual favorite among fans and nostalgists. Other New York arts organizations are also gearing up for the game, including the Children's Museum of Manhattan who has teamed up with the NFL for an exhibit entitled “You Make the Call: Learn to Be an NFL Official,” and the Harlem Fine Arts Show, which is featuring a section with creations made by current and former NFL players as well as football and Super Bowl-themed works by students from schools across the New York Metropolitan area.

 

Read the full article at Crain’s New York Business:

 

Museums and the art of football

 

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